Marlow demonstrates Sustainability & Ropecare Advice at BOOT Boat Show 2019
January 10, 2019 | posted by Nichola Bushnell
Marlow Ropes are delighted to offer visitors attending BOOT, Dusseldorf 2019, the opportunity to expand their seamanship skills with daily splicing tutorials with professional rigger Holger Lehning from Ready 4 Race. Holger has worked with Marlow Ropes for 5 years on a variety of top projects including the rigging of Platoonwho won 2nd place in the TP52 Super Series 2018, Maxi World Champions MOMO (Maxi 72) and Varuna (KER 51) who were the overall winners of the Antigua to Bermuda Race.
This year, Marlow are encouraging visitors to develop their sailing knowledge with aninteractive Technical and Innovation zone on Stand 11 D25, opposite German Distributor Gotthardt. Here, visitors can try various knots, test which ropes work best in cleats, spot rope fatigue and lifetime indicators and learn about Marlow’s technical innovations included in their Grand Prix range; used by the US & UK America’s Cup Teams, Maxi World Champions MOMO and the top three winners of the TP52 Super Series. Splicing workshops and ropecare advice will be scheduled at 11am, 2pm and 4.30 pm daily.
Marlow will also be taking part in the Re-Fit Hall 11 speaker’s programme every day during the BOOT Show at the following times to give practical rope care advice suitable for every sailor.
19th January: 16.15 – 16.30
20th January: 10.45 – 11.00
21st January: 15.45 – 16.00
22nd January: 11.30 – 11.45
25th January: 10.45 – 11.00
26th January: 16.00 – 16.15
27th January: 16.00 – 16.15
In addition, the UK rope manufacturer will be showcasing their new eco-conscious Blue Ocean Dockline for the first time to the international Boat Show audience, and they’ll be introducing it on the ‘Love Your Oceans stage’ in Hall 3 at the following times. Come along to find out more about their new sustainable product made from 100% recycled plastic.
25th January: 16.45
27th January: 13.45